"Young women now make up more than 72% of new HIV infections among young people in Africa."
Patrick Kormawa of UNIDO discusses how African countries can promote structural transformation, turning themselves into integrated agribusiness economies
"The savvy interplay between information, news and technology is allowing the average African citizen to be informed, connected and empowered."
Fixing failings in water management will have huge implications for agricultural productivity and food security, writes Vladimir Smakhtin
The General Mills CEO explains how a US company can support African agricultural producers and consumers
Rapid ICT developments are changing the way aid is disbursed, writes Gabrielle Smith
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Investing in African SMEs requires a new private equity model, writes Simon Merchant, CEO of Jacana Partners
Festus Mogae, former president of Botswana, speaks about democracy, governance, institution-building and political finance in Africa
Investing in peace is no longer the realm of philanthropists but rather the businesses that can profit from stability, writes Zahed Yousuf, a senior programme officer at International Alert
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